Phytoecia (Phytoecia) icterica (Schaller, 1783)

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: PHYTOECIINI
Phytoecia icterica
[Photo © F.Kovařík]
Phytoecia icterica
[Photo © M.Hoskovec]

Body length:6 - 12 mm
Life cycle:1 year
Adults in:April - July
Host plant:oligophagous in Apiaceae plants (Pastinacia, Daucus, Pimpinella, Heracleum etc.)
Distribution:Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia

The mounted beetle was collected on Pastinacia in Štúrovo (South Slovakia). Images of larva and pupa can be found here.

Collected by M.Hoskovec

Subfamilia: Lamiinae Latreille, 1825
Tribus: Phytoeciini Mulsant, 1839
Genus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Subgenus: Phytoecia Dejean, 1835
Species: Phytoecia (Phytoecia) caerulea (Scopoli, 1772)
Subspecies: Phytoecia (Phytoecia) icterica (Schaller, 1783)